Luxurious college dorms

Jan. 12, 2018

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While you shouldn’t be picking a college based on how nice its dorms are, the following schools' luxurious digs are pretty tempting.

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Simmons Hall, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Simmons Hall lets students decide how common space is used with proposals — they've even had a ball pit.

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North Quad, University of Michigan

Students here are spoiled in gold-status cafeterias with exotic dishes. They serve shark, which is too bougie for many people with actual salaries to afford.

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Hurst Hall, Mississippi State University

Hurst Hall's dorms rival luxury hotel rooms. The rooms have temperature control, private bathrooms and include premium cable channels like HBO.

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South 40, Washington University in St. Louis

South 40's rooms don't have the typical uncomfortable dorm beds — each one features Tempurpedic beds.

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Sontag and Pomona Halls, Pomona College

These dorms made going green luxurious by building in electricity cut-off switches, solar-heated water and air conditioning that turns off when windows open.

Pomona College

Calhoun Lofts, University of Houston

These lofts have fully furnished kitchens with granite counters. The building features plenty of public space and even has its own Barnes & Noble.

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